"I never travel without my diary. One should always have something sensational to read in the train."
-- Oscar Wilde
A Book Lover's Diary is a journal for noting personal discoveries from the books read and recording the books on a wish list. A Book Lover's Diary is a welcome companion during forays to libraries and bookstores when the titles of books wanted can vanish from memory.
Well-organized and practical, this book features separate sections for:
Beautifully detailed woodcuts illustrate the pages and quotations describe the joy of books and reading. By keeping track of the books read and noting their effect, this journal becomes a valuable personal history.
About the authors
by Shelagh Wallace and illustrated by Lorraine Tuson and Brian Bean
Scott McKowen is an award-winning illustrator and graphic designer. He works in scratchboard, an engraving medium in which white lines are carved into a black surface with a sharp blade. McKowen has illustrated a number of titles for a wide range of publishers. Based in Stratford, Ontario, he operates the design studio Punch & Judy Inc., which creates theatre posters and graphics for leading performance art companies across North America.
Other titles by Shelagh Wallace
Other titles by Scott McKowen
How I Draw
Scott McKowen Sketchbooks
Scratchboard Engravings by Scott McKowen
A Number of Things
Stories of Canada Told Through Fifty Objects
My True Love Gave to Me
Twelve Days of Christmas
The Thorn and the Blossom
A Two-Sided Love Story
A Fine Line
Scratchboard Illustrations by Scott McKowen